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MDMR certifies state saltwater finfish records for June

24-30-CWS | July 2, 2024

BILOXI, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources certified two state saltwater fishing records for the month of June.

 

Nathan Bosarge of Biloxi set the all tackle record for Golden Tilefish (Lopholatilus chamaeleonticeps) with a fish weighing 23 pounds, 3.2 ounces.

 

Using a spear, Mark Kleinpeter of Gautier set the all tackle record for Permit (Trachinotus falcatus) with a fish weighing 11 pounds, 11.2 ounces.

 

Photos courtesy MS Department of Marine Resources

 

Nathan Bosarge with Golden Tilefish

 

Mark Kleinpeter with Permit

The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources is dedicated to enhancing, protecting and conserving marine interests of the state by managing all marine life, public trust wetlands, adjacent uplands and waterfront areas to provide for the optimal commercial, recreational, educational and economic uses of these resources consistent with environmental concerns and social changes. Visit the DMR online at dmr.ms.gov.

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